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::: incipient - beginning; in an early stage
::: dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
::: quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
::: acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
::: monarchy - government under a single ruler
::: proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion