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condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
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
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
assail - assault
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
onus - burden; responsibility
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble