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impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
ensue - follow (as a result)
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
omnipresent - universally present; ubiquitous
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise