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repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
beneficent - kindly; doing good
underlying - lying below; fundamental
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights