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gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy