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humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
monotheism - belief in one God
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
paramour - illicit lover