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fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
dearth - scarcity
nexus - connection
detonation - explosion
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
gnarl - protruding knot on a tree; V.
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story