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intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous