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heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living