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inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
hereafter - life after death
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry