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::: appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
::: plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
::: subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
::: postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
::: induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead