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withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
cartographer - map-maker
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
incrustation - hard coating or crust; V. incrust: encrust; cover with a crust
surmise - guess; N.
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
avuncular - of or like an uncle
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair