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engaging - charming; attractive
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
garner - gather; store up; amass
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty