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::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: regicide - murder of a king or queen
::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
::: converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
::: glare - shine intensely and blindingly; stare fixedly and angrily; N.
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
::: sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice