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implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
forward - presumptuous or bold
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state