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::: charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
::: deign - condescend; stoop
::: disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
::: insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
::: spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air