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susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
distend - expand; swell out
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
generate - cause; produce; create
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component