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confound - confuse; puzzle
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.