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repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
obsidian - black volcanic rock
squander - waste; spend foolishly
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision