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permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging