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defalcate - embezzle
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland