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discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
inception - start; beginning
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote