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rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
ameliorate - improve
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams