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reminiscence - recollection; V. reminisce: recollect the past
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
robust - strong; vigorous
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)