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::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
::: distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion