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extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong