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filing - particle removed by a file
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
sublime - causing deep feelings of wonder, joy, respect, etc.; exalted; noble and uplifting; utter
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to