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extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
crone - hag; ugly old woman
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of