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::: incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: adversary - opponent; enemy
::: gusto - eager enjoyment; zest; enthusiasm
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
::: fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
::: excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
::: retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize