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incredulity - tendency to disbelief
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
hereafter - life after death
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant