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grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
odorous - having an odor
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
biennial - every two years
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)