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haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
surmount - overcome
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners