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compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
suitor - man who is courting a woman
acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
fallible - liable to err