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notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
acrophobia - fear of heights
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability