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incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
denomination - religious group; unit in a system; name or designation; CF. denominator: common trait or characteristic
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs