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impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound