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::: compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
::: daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
::: unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
::: exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
::: rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
::: crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
::: reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
::: despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
::: patrimony - property inherited from a father
::: anomaly - irregularity