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inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
gorge - stuff oneself (with food); glut; CF. gorgeous: dazzlingly beautiful
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of