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::: annul - make void
::: purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: allay - calm; pacify
::: psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
::: denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
::: foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
::: irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution