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misgivings - doubts
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking