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wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
tumid - (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse