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swill - drink greedily
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
gruesome - grisly; horrible
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments