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salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
cohesion - tendency to keep together
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
gnarled - twisted
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
pulmonary - pertaining to the lungs
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president