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ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
impeccable - faultless
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
centripetal - tending toward the center