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steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
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
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments