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effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
influx - flowing into
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.