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accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely