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sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
reimburse - repay; pay back
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
adjoin - be next to
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement