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::: manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
::: jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
::: coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
::: fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
::: barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound