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::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: imperil - put in danger
::: sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
::: accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
::: etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
::: loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
::: perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
::: bolster - support; reinforce
::: audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
::: confound - confuse; puzzle