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abscond - depart secretly and hide
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)