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default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
interstice - narrow space between things
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
executioner - person administering capital punishment
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
beeline - direct quick route
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick