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maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
simulate - feign; imitate
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
fluster - confuse; make nervous and confused; N.
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
demoniac - (demoniacal) fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses