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sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
distend - expand; swell out
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
deplete - reduce; exhaust
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.