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adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
demeanor - behavior; bearing
hoary - white with age
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
cerebration - thought; working of the brain
misogamy - hatred of marriage
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave