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::: desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
::: misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
::: dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
::: clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous