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beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
credo - creed
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
cohesion - tendency to keep together
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack