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lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube