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maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb