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prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
concord - harmony; accord
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility