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rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
emanate - issue forth; come out
allegiance - loyalty
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax