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dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
herbivorous - grain-eating; CF. herbivore
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height