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appall - dismay; shock deeply
filing - particle removed by a file
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
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
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep