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::: aversion - firm dislike
::: bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
::: assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface
::: flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
::: subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?