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hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
reciprocal - mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition