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revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things