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irrevocable - unalterable; irreversible; impossible to revoke
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
regime - method of system or government
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion