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suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
enumerate - list; mention one by one
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum