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::: primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
::: embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
::: shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
::: exorcise - drive out evil spirits
::: malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: annihilate - destroy