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wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers