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loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
abut - border upon; adjoin
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
monotony - sameness leading to boredom; monotonousness; ADJ. monotonous; CF. monotone
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling