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overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
coax - persuade by flattery
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
vying - contending; CF. vie
cadaver - corpse; dead human body