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solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
boorish - rude; insensitive
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war