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animosity - active enmity
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
demise - death
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage