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diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile