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capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
entomology - study of insects
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
uproar - noisy confusion
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
scorch - sear; N.
olfactory - concerning the sense of smell