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sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
viper - poisonous snake
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest