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pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind