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repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)