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sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.