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dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
unique - without an equal; single in kind
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)