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sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
domineer - rule over tyrannically
ovation - enthusiastic applause
animosity - active enmity
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion