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::: knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
::: olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
::: luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
::: abhor - detest; hate
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
::: coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce