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beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
consonance - harmony; agreement
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief