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inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.