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thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
incident - event; event that causes a crisis