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paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual