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::: nauseous - causing nausea; feeling nausea
::: ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
::: dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
::: resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
::: psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)