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ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
upshot - outcome; final result
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish