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repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
import - significance; importance; meaning
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
prototype - original work used as a model by others
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully