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::: aversion - firm dislike
::: hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
::: bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
::: embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
::: turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed