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antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.