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::: moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
::: finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
::: insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
::: somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
::: infirmity - weakness
::: cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows