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default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
repeal - revoke; annul
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious