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::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: incredulity - tendency to disbelief
::: 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
::: scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
::: renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
::: reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position