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immutable - unchangeable
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
credo - creed
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at