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susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
defalcate - embezzle
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals