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piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
libel - defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
coax - persuade by flattery