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cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
tablet - small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
promontory - headland
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate