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prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
anthropomorphic - having human form or characteristics
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion