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holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
plumage - feathers of a bird;
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
chasm - abyss; very deep crack
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling