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carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
padre - chaplain (in the armed forces)
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
chaotic - in utter disorder
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route