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aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
opportune - timely; well-chosen
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)