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prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
hermitage - home of a hermit
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
emasculate - weaken; castrate
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate