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expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure