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exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
cogitate - think over; ponder
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free