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gnarled - twisted
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
solicitor - lawyer in the lower court of law
tertiary - third in order or rank
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
depredation - plundering; destruction
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts