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ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence