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fissure - crevice; crack
assail - assault
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
wanderlust - strong longing to travel
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
gainsay - deny
psychosomatic - of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)
vicar - parish priest; representative
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism