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::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
::: matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
::: seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
::: ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
::: cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
::: onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds