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grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
statute - law enacted by the legislature
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)