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sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
slither - slip or slide
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature