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::: aversion - firm dislike
::: prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
::: subaltern - subordinate
::: piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
::: evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
::: consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
::: expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy