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repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
adamant - hard; inflexible
astral - relating to the stars
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity