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atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
meditation - reflection; thought; V. meditate
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly