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entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
contusion - bruise
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation