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::: antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
::: revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
::: fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
::: oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
::: supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
::: deft - neat; skillful
::: nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd