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clique - small exclusive group of people
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate