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ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
browbeat - bully; intimidate
gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age