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antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
predecessor - former occupant of a post