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adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
defalcate - embezzle
coax - persuade by flattery
leonine - like a lion
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
guffaw - boisterous laughter; V.
cogitate - think over; ponder
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress