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dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
sluggard - lazy person
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer