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hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
infantile - childish; infantlike