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awful - terrible; very bad
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce