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proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
bemused - confused; lost in thought; preoccupied
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
confound - confuse; puzzle
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers