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profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
chicanery - trickery; deception
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
aversion - firm dislike
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument