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repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
gaffe - social blunder
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die