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wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional