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bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
empathy - ability to identify with another's feelings, ideas, etc.; identification with and understanding of another's feelings; V. empathize; CF. sympathy
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain
abjure - renounce upon oath