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provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
centripetal - tending toward the center