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::: cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
::: compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
::: induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
::: belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch