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sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify