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::: windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
::: troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
::: oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
::: clique - small exclusive group of people
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
::: reprisal - retaliation
::: centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
::: impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
::: authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive