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insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling