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abhorrent
in conflict, utterly opposed, loathsome, repugnant
abhor
utterly detest, loathe, hate
admonish
reprove gently but seriously, warn of a fault, caution
admonition
gentle warning, friendly reproof
ambrosial
extremely pleasing to taste or smell, delicious
confine
shut up, imprison, keep in narrow cramped quarters
confinement
imprisonment
decade
period of ten years
detonate
explode with suddenness and violence, cause to explode
detonation
explosion
ephemeral
lasting one day only, fleeting, transitory, short-lived
gullible
easily deceived or cheated, credulous
gull
deceive, cheat
haggle
dispute or argue over a price in a petty way, bargain, wrangle
immerse
1. plunge or place into liquid, dip
2. engross, absorb
immersion
state of being deeply engrossed, absorption
insomnia
inability to sleep, abnormal wakefulness
insomniac
person suffering from insomnia
lapse
1. slip error, accidental mistake
2. interval
lapse
cease being in force, become invalid
probe
critical inquiry into suspected illegal activity, investigation
prober
investigator
render
hand down officially, deliver, give
rendering
presentation, interpretation
repast
food for one occasion of eating, meal
replenish
bring back to condition of being full, refill
score
group or set of twenty, twenty
snub
act of instance of snubbing, rebuff, slight, insult
snub
treat with disdain or contempt, slight
suture
strand or fiber used to sew parts of the living body, also, stitch made with such material
unwittingly
unintentionally, by accident, inadvertently