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aversion - firm dislike
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
granary - storehouse for grain
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
vicar - parish priest; representative
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism