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delude - deceive
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
filch - steal (things of small value)
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
curtail - shorten; reduce