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::: slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
::: imminent - impending; near at hand
::: catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
::: colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing