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::: carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
::: impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
::: glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
::: expound - explain
::: nourishment - something that nourishes; food
::: solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
::: infirmity - weakness
::: ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)