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collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
encircle - surround
execrable - very bad; detestable
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
distend - expand; swell out
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
berserk - mad with violent anger; frenzied; madly excited
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction