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demise - death
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus