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Lamentation (n)

Expressions of mourning, grief, or regret

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Dissuade (v)

To persuade not to do something, advise/urge against

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Marauder (n)

One who roves in quest of plunder

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Reconnoiter (v)

Inspect, observe, or survey an enemy position, strength, etcetera; to gain info for military purposes

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Hoary (adj)

Gray or white with age, ancient/venerable

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Intransigent (adj)

Unwilling to agree or compromise

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Affront (v)

To insult openly, offend purposely to one's face, confront

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Imbibe

-To consume liquids (usually alcohol) by drinking
-To absorb, soak up

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Prowess

-Bravery, daring

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Revile

-To address or speak of abusively

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Flag

-To become tired, grow weak, droop

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Whet

-To make keen or eager, stimulate

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Endowment

Money or property given a person or institution to provide a permanent income

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Stint

To limit, be careful in use

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Retinue

A group of attendants or followers