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microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
avuncular - of or like an uncle
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
hallucination - delusion; false idea; false perception of objects with a compelling sense of their reality; objects so perceived; V. hallucinate; ADJ. hallucinatory
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
promontory - headland