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enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
enmity - ill will; hatred; hostility
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
sinuous - twisting; winding; bending in and out; not morally honest