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::: incident - event; event that causes a crisis
::: gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
::: mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
::: mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)
::: glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
::: stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion