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baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
chaffing - bantering; joking