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::: ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
::: unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
::: juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
::: halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
::: viper - poisonous snake
::: penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
::: placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
::: exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
::: goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
::: enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve