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filing - particle removed by a file
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
hummock - small hill; hillock
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
declivity - downward slope
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
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
chicanery - trickery; deception