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recapitulate - summarize
encircle - surround
dishearten - discourage
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
cloister - monastery or convent
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness