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palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
noose - loop formed in a rope
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly