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effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
unravel - disentangle; solve