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grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret