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extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
decoy - lure or bait; V.
agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
conclave - private secret meeting