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::: ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: subjugate - conquer; bring under control
::: prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
::: fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
::: monochromatic - having only one color
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly