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::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
::: repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
::: addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
::: expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
::: audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
::: hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority