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fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth