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eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
indolent - lazy
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
coax - persuade by flattery
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale