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adversary

n. an enemy, opponent

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alienate

v. to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey

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artifice

n. a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery

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coerce

v. to compel, force

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craven

adj. cowardly
n. a coward

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culinary

adj. of or related to cooking in the kitchen

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demise

n. a death, especially of a person in a lofty position

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exhilarate

v. to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to

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fallow

adj. plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow
n. land left unseeded
v. to plow but not seed

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harass

v. to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks

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inclement

adj. stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action

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liquidate

v. to pay debt, settle an account; to eliminate

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muse

v. to think about in a dreamy way, ponder

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negligible

adj. so unimportant it can be disregarded

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perpetuate

v. to make permanent or long lasting

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precedent

n. an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action

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punitive

adj. inflicting or aiming at punishment

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redress

v. to set right, remedy
n. relief from wrong or injury

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sojourn

n. a temporary stay
v. a stay for a time

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urbane

adj. refined in manner or style, suave