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::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
::: hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
::: livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
::: comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status
::: feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
::: nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony