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coax - persuade by flattery
annihilate - destroy
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
acrophobia - fear of heights
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile