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contrite - penitent; repentant; N. contrition
beeline - direct quick route
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
cogitate - think over; ponder
veer - change in direction; swerve