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Wary

Watchful; being on one's guard against danger.

2

Arable

Land suitable for growing crops.

3

Dispelled

To drive off in various directions; disperse; dissipate.

4

Heterogenous

Having its source or origin outside the organism; having a foreign origin.

5

Squatters

A person who settles on land or occupies property without title, right, or payment of rent

6

Precarious

Dependent on circumstances beyond one's control; uncertain; unstable; insecure.

7

Encroach

To advance beyond proper, established, or usual limits.

8

Emulate

To try to equal or excel; imitate with effort to equal or surpass.

9

Augment

To make larger, or enlarge in size, number, or strength.

10

Aggregate

Collective or combined.

11

Solvent

Able to pay all just debts.

12

Itinerant

Traveling from place to place.

13

Burgeoning

To grow and flourish.

14

Demerit

A mark against a person for misconduct or failure.

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Autocratic

Exercising usually unwarranted power.