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acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
cornice - projecting molding on building (usually above columns or pillars); ó
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
insubstantial - lacking substance; insignificant; frail; immaterial
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural