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somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
ligneous - like wood
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense