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topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
cordon - extended line of men or fortifications to prevent access or egress; (
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
interstice - narrow space between things
pendulous - hanging; suspended
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion