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renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
exalt - raise in rank or dignity; praise highly; inspire; Ex. exalt the imagination; ADJ. exalted; N. exaltation
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential