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component - element; ingredient
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model