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::: dignitary - person of high rank or position
::: abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
::: timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
::: responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
::: superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
::: misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend