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adversary

an enemy, opponent

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alienate

to turn away; to make in different or hostile; to transfer, convey

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artifice

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

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coerce

to compel, force

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craven

(adj) cowardly; (n) a coward

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culinary

of or related to cooking or the kitchen

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demise

a death, especially of a person in a lofty position

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exhilarate

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

to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks

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inclement

stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action

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liquidate

to pay a debt, settle an account; to eliminate

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muse

to think about in a dreamy way, ponder

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negligible

so unimportant that it can be disregarded

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perpetuate

to make permanent or long lasting

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precedent

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

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punitive

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) to stay for a time

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urbane

refined in manner or style, suave