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cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
comprise - include; consist of
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
desiccate - dry up
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
finite - limited