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::: secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
::: cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: crone - hag; ugly old woman
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
::: xenophobia - fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe
::: attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain