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thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
crevice - crack; fissure
import - significance; importance; meaning
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline