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::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
::: distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
::: ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
::: Occident - the West
::: brochure - pamphlet
::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time