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::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
::: inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
::: gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
::: earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
::: degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
::: embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive