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stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
diva - operatic singer; prima donna
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse