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kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
coax - persuade by flattery
dyslexia - word blindness; learning disorder marked by impairment of the ability to read
repast - meal; feast; banquet
strident - loud and harsh; insistent; N. stridency
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth