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abash - embarrass
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
repudiate - disown; disavow; deny
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness