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repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
crinkle - wrinkle
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
pundit - authority on a subject; expert; learned person
corpuscle - red or white cell in the blood
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance