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loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
entity - real being
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb