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inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
citadel - fortress
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed