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anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
accost - approach and speak first to a person
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
anomaly - irregularity