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embed - (imbed) enclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
benison - blessing
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime