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dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
circuitous - roundabout
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive