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::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
::: aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
::: gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
::: estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
::: engross - occupy fully; absorb