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::: extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
::: psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
::: impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
::: earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
::: implore - beg
::: verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities