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enjoin - command; order; forbid
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud
exiguous - small in amount; minute