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unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
adore - love deeply and respect highly
monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement