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caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
jocund - merry
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
febrile - feverish
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)