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::: proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
::: orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
::: assail - assault
::: undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
::: atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
::: explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
::: egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical