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prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
endue - provide with some quality; endow
assail - assault
incubate - hatch; warm (eggs) with the body to promote hatching; maintain at optimal environment conditions for development; be holding in one's body an infection which is going to develop into a disease; N. incubation; CF. incubation:disease
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
domineer - rule over tyrannically
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy