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quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
Elysium - place or condition of bliss
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
acrophobia - fear of heights
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance