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encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
celestial - heavenly
bequeath - leave to someone by means of a will; hand down in his will; N. bequest
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention