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antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing