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unravel - disentangle; solve
discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
ligneous - like wood
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure