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compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
interstice - narrow space between things
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick