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instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors