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::: hovel - shack; small wretched house
::: qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
::: abscond - depart secretly and hide
::: monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
::: caricature - distortion; burlesque
::: partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
::: incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
::: comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment