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brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
fermentation - chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter