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parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
frail - weak; N. frailty
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)