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incinerate - burn to ashes
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
imminent - impending; near at hand
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
doggerel - poor verse