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::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
::: oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
::: seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
::: analgesia - condition of being unable to feel pain
::: dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion