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bolster - support; reinforce
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
increment - increase
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
conflagration - great fire
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
nexus - connection