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enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories