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menace - threat; V: threaten
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people