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incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
remediable - reparable
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors