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coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
studious - given to diligent study
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers