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mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)