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bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
discourse - serious speech, writing, or conversation; formal discussion (either written or spoken); conversation; V.
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.