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abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
throng - crowd (of people or things); V.
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens