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repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary