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disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
ambulatory - able to walk
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.