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maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
repast - meal; feast; banquet
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion