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rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
outspoken - candid; blunt
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance