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attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote
aversion - firm dislike