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macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
resurrect - revive
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
beseech - beg; plead with