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hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
facilitate - help bring about; make less difficult
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
throes - violent anguish
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate