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::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
::: eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
::: canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
::: nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features