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forgo - (forego) give up; do without
matrimony - state of being married
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew