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encircle - surround
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
decapitate - behead
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
canto - division of a long poem
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose