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1

Coerce

persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats.

2

Deceit

the action or practice of deceiving someone by concealing or misrepresenting the truth.

3

Regalia (re galye)

the distinctive clothing worn and ornaments carried at formal occasions as an indication of status.

4

Carnage (Karnij)

the killing of a large number of people.

5

co·a·lesce

come together and form one mass or whole.

6

Vehemently

Pronounced (ve·he·ment·ly)

in a forceful, passionate, or intense manner; with great feeling.

7

Antipathy

Pronounced (an·tip·a·thy)

a deep-seated feeling of dislike; aversion.

8

Voracious

Pronounced (vo·ra·cious)

1. wanting or devouring great quantities of food.

2. having a very eager approach to an activity.

9

Defalcation

is misappropriation of funds by a person trusted with its charge.

10

Stewardship

the job of supervising or taking care of something, such as an organization or property.

11

Phenomenon

a fact or situation that is observed to exist or happen, especially one whose cause or explanation is in question.