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pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores