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studious - given to diligent study
awful - terrible; very bad
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion