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solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
gusty - windy
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse