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winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance