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rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
botch - mismanage; blow
underlying - lying below; fundamental