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compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
comprise - include; consist of
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.