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annul - make void
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
edifice - building (of imposing size)
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury