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withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
crinkle - wrinkle
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.