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headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
subservient - behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious; subordinate; N. subservience
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
callus - area of thick hard skin
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance