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prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
recapitulate - summarize
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio