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fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
colossal - huge
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
derision - ridicule; ADJ. derisive; CF. derisory
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
clasp - hold firmly within arms
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
copious - plentiful
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant