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embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
ensue - follow (as a result)
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria