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::: elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
::: incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
::: bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
::: brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
::: tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
::: authenticate - prove genuine
::: flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
::: hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise