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jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
dissent - disagree
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
undulating - moving with a wavelike motion; V. undulate; CF. und: wave
defalcate - embezzle
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige