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squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
gnarled - twisted
entity - real being
repeal - revoke; annul
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast