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bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill