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::: seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
::: impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
::: mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors
::: cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: expound - explain
::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position