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dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
appellation - name; title
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
coax - persuade by flattery
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car