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procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt