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averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
regatta - boat or yacht race