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::: rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
::: prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
::: lateral - of or coming from the side
::: futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
::: incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
::: pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
::: extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
::: betroth - become engaged to marry