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coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
reprisal - retaliation
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
lateral - of or coming from the side
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious