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bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
lunar - pertaining to the moon
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
contempt - scorn; disdain; ADJ. contemptuous; CF. contemptible
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse