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dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
sentinel - sentry; lookout
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
analogous - comparable; similar
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises