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::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
::: pendulous - hanging; suspended
::: reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: groom - man employed to take care of horses; V: make neat and trim; clean and brush (an animal)
::: furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
::: environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals