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::: ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
::: timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
::: laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
::: check - stop motion; curb or restrain
::: empirical - based on experience
::: occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn