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Word: secession

Definition: withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership

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::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
::: chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
::: sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
::: attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
::: insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
::: berate - scold strongly
::: anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
::: jargon - language used by special group; technical terminology; gibberish; nonsensical or incoherent talk
::: resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious