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repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
emancipate - set free; liberate
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue