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incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
purported - alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored; Ex. purported Satanists
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech