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repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
droll - queer and amusing
disgruntle - make discontented
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age