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aperture

an opening or hole

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cache

a hiding or storage place, especially for food or valuables. anything hidden or stored in such a place

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combustible

capable of catching fire or burning

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delegate

a person appointed to act on behalf of others; a representative. to assign or entrust to another

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inclement

stormy. harsh; not merciful

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indelible

not able to be erased; permanent

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malady

a sickness or unhealthy condition

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memoir

an account based on the authors personal experiences

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paramount

most important; chief

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rectify

to correct or adjust

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requisite

required; necessary. something that is required or necessary

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squeamish

easily made to feel upset or sick to the stomach

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tract

an area of land or water. a system or organs in the body that perform some functions together. a pamphlet, often expressing religious or political ideas, that seeks to persuade

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tribulation

great trouble or suffering

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vignette

a short sketch that provides a clear picture