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chattel
an item of personal, movable property; slave
austere
stern, as in manner; without excess, unadorned, severly simple and plain
lament
to express sorrow or regret; to mourn
aloof
distant, reserved in manner; uninvolved
cerebral
of or relating to the brain; an intellectual
incongruous
not appropriate, unsuited to the surroundings; not fitting in
bulwark
a defensice wall; something serving as a principal defense
connoisseur
an expert, particuarly in matters of art or taste
cacaphony
harsh sounds
expunge
to remove; to delete; to erase
trechant
cutting; invasive, having a sharp point; caustic, sarcastic
procrastinate
to put off until a later time
roster
a list of names; especially of personnel available for duty
impede
to obstruct or interefere with; to delay
forbear
to refain fom; to obstain; to be patient or tolerant
migratory
roving, wandering, nomadic
evade
to elude or avoid by cunning, to flee from a pursuer
efface
to rub away
curtail
to truncate or abridge; to lessen, usaully by cutting away from
asunder
in sperpeate parts, apart from each other in posistion
incite
to arrouse action
mode
a way or method of doing something; type, manner, fashion
alienate
to make hostile; to cause to feel unwelcome or estranged
obtuse
insensitive; block headed, slow in comprhension
scrutinize
to look very carefully; to examine
congenial
pleasnt to be around; social, agreeable
fjord
a long narrow inlet from the sea between steep cliffs or hills
aspire
something one hopes to achieve; goal
martyr
someone willing to sacrifice and even give his/her life for a cause; also one who pretends suffering to gain sympathy
catapult
slingshot
glutton
one who eats or consumes a great deal; having capapcity to receive or withstand something
muster
to collect or gather; the act of inspection or critical examination
citadel
a fortress overlooking a city; stronghold
beget
to give birth to; to create
doldrums
a period or condition of depression or inactivity
paranoia
a mental illness of unreasonable anxiety, especially believing that someone is out to get you or that you are an important person
consensus
general agreement
facilitate
to make easier; to help
craven
cowardly
blather
to talk nonsensically