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celestial - heavenly
pulsate - throb; beat regularly; vibrate regularly
invective - abuse
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
layman - man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional
diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses