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abscond - depart secretly and hide
partition - divide into parts
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
inconsequential - insignificant; unimportant
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
malefactor - evildoer; criminal