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conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
cleft - N: split
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher