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scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
abode - dwelling place; home
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
gnarled - twisted
volition - act of using one's will; act of making a conscious choice; Ex. She selected this dress of her own volition.
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
increment - increase