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induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
mollify - soothe an angry person
belligerent - quarrelsome
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous