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::: consternation - great shock; dismay
::: muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
::: countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
::: endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
::: corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.