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decoy - lure or bait; V.
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel