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reprisal - retaliation
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
imminent - impending; near at hand
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
assiduous - diligent
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
unique - without an equal; single in kind