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inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic