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endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
beeline - direct quick route
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted