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::: repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
::: smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
::: unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
::: overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
::: subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
::: indigence - poverty
::: recurrent - occurring again and again
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive