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disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
benediction - blessing
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor