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hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure