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immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
sentinel - sentry; lookout
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger