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exorcise - drive out evil spirits
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
fodder - coarse food for cattle, horses, etc.; feed for livestock; CF. food
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
manifestation - outward demonstration; manifesting; indication of the presence of something; Ex. manifestation of his pronounced musical bent
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)