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amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
precise - exact
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
egotistical - egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited