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exorcise - drive out evil spirits
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality