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excrescence


outgrowth or enlargement


formidable


difficulty to surmount


rending


to tear or split


ramshackle


search or seeking something


calamity


a disaster


carnivorous


meet eater


beset


to attack from all sides


riotously


uproarsly(out of control)


cessation


halt; seize


virility


Masculine strenght


palmated


shaped like hand


latent


hidden


enveloping


enclosing


pertinacity


Persistence


discomfited


to make uneasy- perplex


obliterated


to do away


gaunt


thin and boney


salient


stricking conspicuous


certitude


the state of being certain


contagion


tendency to spread


incarnate


invested w/bodily nature & form


ptarmigan


a grouse of nothern regions


paroxysms


sudden action; outburst


lope


run with steady ease gait


infinitesimal


immeasurably small


wantonness


unrestraining