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vendor - seller
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
advert - refer
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
irascible - irritable; easily angered
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)