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::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
::: decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
::: lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
::: discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: browbeat - bully; intimidate
::: culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road