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sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
apposite - appropriate; fitting
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
terrestrial - on or relating to the earth
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence