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abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
chicanery - trickery; deception
sentimental - swayed by sentiment; appealing to the sentiments
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler