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usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
clasp - hold firmly within arms
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
gist - essence; main point; substance
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
plenitude - abundance; plenty; great amount; completeness; fullness; CF. plenary, plenty
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly