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nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
vendor - seller
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive