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anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
quicksilver - mercury
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation