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thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
recumbent - reclining; lying down completely or in part
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria