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sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
abrogate - abolish
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate