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grotto - small cavern
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
culmination - highest point; climax; V. culminate in: reach the highest point in; end in; Ex. a series of minor clashes culminating in war
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird