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Some people cadge by going through the motions of borrowing, with no intention of repaying. From Middle English caggen. cajole (ka jole') vb. To cajole is to wheedle, to coax by promises and flattery. One can cajole something out of somebody or cajole somebody into something. Some people are experts at cajoling even hardhearted friends into lending them small amounts of money from time to time. Little boys are good at cajoling autographs of famous athletes. From French cajoler (to wheedle). callow (kaT owe) adj.

Large conglomerates often buy small corporations with the intention, usually short-lived, of letting them remain wholly autonomous. Autonomy (aw tonn' a mee) is the noun: No chapter of a national college fraternity enjoys complete au­ tonomy. From Greek autonomos, based on autos (self) + nomos (law). 1000 MOST IMPORTANT WORDS / 25 avuncular (a vungk' ya tar) adj. One who acts like an affec­ tionate uncle is said to be avuncular. To be above reproach, a male guardian’s relationship to his attractive young female ward should be strictly avuncular.

Carrion is sometimes used as an adjective, describing either the flesh itself or animals that feed on carrion. " From Latin caro (flesh). castigate (kas' ta gate) vb. When you castigate someone, you punish him severely. The implication is that the punishment is intended to improve or correct the one punished. The way to improve society is to castigate the offenders. The noun is casti­ gation (kas ta gay' shan), which may be physical or verbal. The aim of castigation should be improvement, not discouragement.

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