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::: incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
::: titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
::: abate - subside or moderate
::: microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.