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::: rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
::: rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
::: sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
::: decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
::: hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
::: vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander