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peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
emanate - issue forth; come out