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::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
::: coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
::: elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
::: reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
::: raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
::: buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly