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::: clasp - hold firmly within arms
::: dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: viand - food; CF. live
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: wary - very cautious; watchful
::: consternation - great shock; dismay
::: indite - write; compose
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention