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::: inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
::: desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
::: annals - records arranged in yearly parts; history
::: anomaly - irregularity
::: crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
::: acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth