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::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
::: disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
::: juggernaut - irresistible crushing force; overwhelming advancing force that crushes everything in its path
::: lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound