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repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
scrappy - quarrelsome
reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis