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::: embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
::: pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
::: mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
::: purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
::: defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
::: prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
::: abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
::: clique - small exclusive group of people
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent