cajole
to persuade with flattery or gentle urging especially in the face of reluctance
diatribe
a bitter verbal or written attack on somebody or something
excise
to remove something by cutting, especially in surgery
feasible
capable of being achieved or put into effect
feign
to make up or fabricate something
inane
irritatingly silly or time-wasting; empty, insubstantial, or void
inextricable
impossible to get free from
introspection
the detailed mental examination of your own feelings, thoughts, and motives
juxtaposition
to place two or more things together, especially in order to suggest a link between them or emphasize the contrast between them
masochistic
tending to invite and enjoy misery
penance
voluntary self-punishment to atone for a sin, or crime
placate
to make somebody less angry, upset, or hostile, usually by doing or saying things to please him or her
preemptory
to do something that makes it pointless or impossible for somebody else to do what he or she intended
psyche
the human mind as the center of thought and behavior
relegate
to move something to a less important position, category, or status
sanctum
a quiet private place where somebody is free from interference or interruption
surreal
weirdly unfamiliar, distorted, or disturbing, like the experiences in a dream
synapse
gap between nerve ends
vacillate
to be indecisive or undecided, changing between one opinion and another
vitriol
extreme bitterness and hatred toward somebody or something, or an expression of this feeling in speech or writing
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