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estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement
dishearten - discourage
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
entreat - plead; ask earnestly
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word