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executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
concise - brief and compact
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior