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sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
doggerel - poor verse
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter