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revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
abeyance - suspended action
misogynist - hater of woman; CF. misogyny
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
throes - violent anguish