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recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
knoll - little round hill; hillock
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack