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impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
coiffure - hairstyle
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent