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soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death