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irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
evenhanded - impartial; fair
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap