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jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
maudlin - effusively sentimental
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
encircle - surround
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural