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cession - yielding to another; ceding
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth