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contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
doggerel - poor verse
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
repeal - revoke; annul
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous