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fiend - evil spirit; devil
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
swill - drink greedily
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement