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bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
replica - copy
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement
imbibe - drink in