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estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
inception - start; beginning
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges