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repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
regatta - boat or yacht race
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible