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salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
rile - irritate; vex; muddy
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as