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::: ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
::: inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
::: interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
::: increment - increase
::: coeval - living at the same time as; existing during the same period of time; contemporary; of the same age
::: bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively