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brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
censorious - severely critical
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat