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entreat - plead; ask earnestly
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment