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stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
cabal - small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
query - inquiry; question; V.
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse