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privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
cessation - stoppage
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
distend - expand; swell out
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
intuition - immediate insight; power of knowing without reasoning; ADJ. intuitive; V. intuit: know by intuition
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset