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::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
::: sherbet - flavored dessert ice
::: unprepossessing - unattractive
::: humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
::: fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
::: infinitesimal - very small
::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast