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stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician