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immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
hermitage - home of a hermit
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
crave - desire; want intensely
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes