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suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy