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imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
iota - very small quantity
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant