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dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
geriatrics - medical treatment and care of old age
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
certitude - certainty
impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
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
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot