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impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
comprise - include; consist of
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory