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::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
::: stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
::: imminent - impending; near at hand
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: duration - length of time something lasts
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth