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repulse

(v.) - to cause disgust or distaste, or to drive back, repel

famished

suffering severely from hunger or from lack of something

comprehensive

covering or including everything

pious

deeply religious

arrogance

pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)

catharsis

a release of emotional tension

deference

courteous regard for people's feelings

perverse

turned away from what is right; wicked

absolve

to forgive, free from blame

prevail

to triumph over; to succeed; to exist widely, be in general use; to get someone to do something by urging

defile

pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains

anarchy

total absence of rule or government; confusion; disorder

antagonist

A character or force in conflict with the main character

protagonist

the main character, who must overcome obstacles and resolve the conflict

hubris

excessive pride or self-confidence

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