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sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
consummate - complete; V.
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
resurrect - revive
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to