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filing - particle removed by a file
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
aspersion - slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety