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appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
forgo - (forego) give up; do without
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
fuddle - make stupid or confused as with alcholic drink; N. in a fuddle: confused