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impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
indite - write; compose
centrifuge - machine that separates substances by whirling them
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg