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secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful