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rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
hermitage - home of a hermit
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
noose - loop formed in a rope
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.