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Adjourn

To stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place

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Alien

1. A citizen of another country
2. Foreign, strange

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Compensate

To make up for; to repay for services

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Comely

Having a pleasing appearance

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Dissolute

Loose in one's morals or behavior

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Erratic

Not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable

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Expulsion

The process of driving or forcing out

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Feint

1. A deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense
2. To make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of

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Fodder

Food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose

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Fortify

To strengthen, build up

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Illegible

Difficult or impossible to read

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Jeer

1. To make fun of rudely or unkindly
2. A rude remark of derision

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Lucrative

Bringing in money; profitable

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Mediocre

Average, ordinary, undistinguished

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Proliferate

To reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly

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Subjugate

To conquer by force, bring under complete control

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Sully

To soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch

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Tantalize

To tease, torment by teasing

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Terse

Brief and to the point

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Unflinching

Firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back