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broil - cook by direct heat; N.
residue - remainder; balance
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet