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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
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry