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::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
::: coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
::: inception - start; beginning
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface
::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
::: cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
::: frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear