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suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
retinue - following; attendants
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration