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hypnosis - induced sleeping state; ADJ. hypnotic; V. hypnotize
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
contaminate - pollute
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure