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suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
internecine - mutually destructive