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sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
regicide - murder of a king or queen
promontory - headland
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
recrimination - countercharges; V. recriminate
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)