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importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
abate - subside or moderate
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible