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secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
seclusion - isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
attest - testify; bear witness