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::: aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
::: moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
::: partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
::: peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
::: growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
::: warranted - justified; authorized
::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
::: intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
::: cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined