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::: hermitage - home of a hermit
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: replica - copy
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
::: defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
::: scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation