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context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)