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reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
concord - harmony; accord
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble