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::: diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
::: paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
::: detonation - explosion
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
::: milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
::: drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
::: cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
::: swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner