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buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
disheveled - untidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources