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emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
abut - border upon; adjoin
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
converse - opposite; ADJ.
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
tertiary - third in order or rank
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner