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undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person