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antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor