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aloft - upward; high up in the air
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
swill - drink greedily
aerie - (aery,eyrie,eyry) nest of a large bird of prey
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice