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secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
depredation - plundering; destruction