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decree
an order or command given by a person of authority
correlation
a connection or relationship of different factors or events
exile
a person forced to live outside their native country
convoluted
difficult or complicated due to many twists and turns
dynamic
exciting and vigorous; rapidly changing
endeavor
(v) to attempt to do something OR (n) a serious attempt
dominion
to exercise control over a certain area
contrition
a deep regret for doing something wrong
fledgling
a baby bird that has just learned to fly
furtive
done in a quiet, secretive way
contentious
argumentaive; easily bothered and ready to disagree
conjecture
to make a guess
bestow
to present a gift or honor
altruistic
showing concern for the well being of others
bipartisan
made up of two political parties
abyss
a seemingly bottomless hole or space
alight
to settle down upon gently
apparition
a visible spirit or ghost
abridge
to reduce or to limit
disciple
a person who trains with a specific teacher and spreads his particular beliefs
devastation
total ruination or destruction
cavalcade
a procession of notable events or people
commission
(v) to grant authority to someone or to a group for a specific purpose OR (n) a group of people granted the authority to do something
astringent
a cosmetic that cleans the skin and constricts the pores
congregate
to assemble; to come together and form a crowd