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clasp - hold firmly within arms
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
demolition - destruction; V. demolish