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sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant