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1

Adjourn

To stop proceedings temporarily, move to another place. Verb.

2

Alien

Citizen of another country. Noun. Foreign, strange. Adj.

3

Comely

Having a pleasing appearance. Adjective.

4

Compensate

To make up for, repay for services. Verb.

5

Dissolute

Loose in one's morals or behavior. Adj.

6

Erratic

Not regular or consistent. Adjective.

7

Expulsion

The process of driving or forcing out. Noun.

8

Feint

A deliberately deceptive movement. Noun. Make a deceptive movement. Verb.

9

Fodder

Food for horses or cattle, raw material for a designated purpose. Noun.

10

Fortify

To strengthen, build up. Verb.

11

Illegible

Difficult or impossible to read. Adjective.

12

Jeer

To make fun of rudely or unkindly. Verb. A rude remark of derision. Noun.

13

Lucrative

Bringing in money, profitable. Adjective.

14

Mediocre

Average, ordinary. Adj.

15

Proliferate

To reproduce or increase. Verb

16

Subjugate

Conquer by force, bring under complete control. Verb.

17

Sully

Soil, stain, tarnish. Verb

18

Tantalize

Tease, torment by teasing. Verb.

19

Terse

Brief and to the point. Adj.

20

Unflinching

Firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back. Adjective.