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inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
transmute - transform; change; convert to something different
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
distend - expand; swell out