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molecule - the smallest particle (one or more atoms) of a substance that has all the properties of that substance
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion