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contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
adjoin - be next to
monetary - pertaining to money
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile