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fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
philology - study of language or words
interstice - narrow space between things
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
invalidate - weaken; destroy; make invalid; nullify
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg