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terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
browbeat - bully; intimidate
agenda - items of business at a meeting
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures