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volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
infirmity - weakness
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious