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repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
zephyr - gentle breeze; west wind
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
apparent - evident; easily seen or understood; appearing as such; Ex. apparent improvement
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate