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detonation - explosion
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
expound - explain
predilection - preference; partiality
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical