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transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
viper - poisonous snake
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil