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alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel