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::: obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
::: coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
::: corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
::: doggerel - poor verse
::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
::: abeyance - suspended action
::: absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
::: lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber