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::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: ambrosia - food of the gods
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
::: bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
::: capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president