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solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude