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::: outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
::: runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
::: indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired
::: exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book