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1

compact

agreement; contract

2

conspicuous

easily seen; noticeable; striking

3

cursive

flowing, running

4

deploy

reduce; exhaust

5

disembark

go ashore; unload from a ship

6

dutiful

respectful; obedient

7

enmity

ill will; hatred

8

exasperate

vex

9

fauna

animals of a period or region

10

forge

a furnace where metal is heated and wrought; to shape, break, or flatten with blows; to counterfeit

11

gloat

express evil satisfaction; view malevolently

12

heyday

time of greatest success; prime

13

implausible

unlikely; unbelievable

14

indices

signs; indications

15

inscrutable

impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious

16

jaded

fatigued; surfeit; worn out or wearied

17

linger

loiter or dawdle; continue or persist

18

martyr

one who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; great sufferer

19

morass

customary cultural standards; moral attitudes, manners, habits

20

nonchalance

indifference; lack of concern; composure