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alibi
a claim of having been elsewhere when a crime was committed; a reason given to explain something
confederate
~joined with others for a common purpose
~a person, state, or country that joins with another for a common purpose; a partner in crime
discharge
~to let go; to unload cargo or passengers; to fire off; to give off
~a release or letting go; a firing off; a giving off; something given off
economical
careful about spending money or using resources
frank
honest in expressing thoughts and feelings
modify
to change somewhat
mutiny
~an open rebellion against authority
~to rebel against those in charge
negative
~saying "no"; not positive or helpful; less than zero; having the same electric charge as an electron
~an expression that says "no"; a photographic image in which lifht and dark areas are reverse
pursue
to chase in order to catch; to strive to achieve; to carry out
reign
~the power or rule of a monarch; a monarch's period of rule
~to rule as a monarch; to be widespread
singular
~referring to one person or thing only; out of the ordinary
~the form of a word that is used to refer to one person or thing
swindle
~to cheat out of money or property
~a scheme for cheating someone