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rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
stipend - pay for services
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
illicit - illegal
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter