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maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
emasculate - weaken; castrate