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convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
centripetal - tending toward the center
mollify - soothe an angry person
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
replenish - fill up again