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dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
scrappy - quarrelsome
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown