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rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
reprisal - retaliation
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse