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prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
abut - border upon; adjoin
detonation - explosion
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
decapitate - behead
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air