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implored
v. begged
consequences
n. results of an action
foundered
v. failed completely
solidarity
n. united in a cause
curtail
v. to cut back or shorten
lamenting
v. feeling great sadness
despotism
n. absolute authority,
unlimited power
precariously
adv. in a dangerous way
extorted
v. forced money from with
threats
havoc
n. great damage or chaos
crucial
adj. very important
bolstered
v. supported, made stronger
excursions
n. short trips
barren
adj. empty
dire
adj. terrible or urgent
descended
v. went down
grievances
n. reasons (real or
imaginary) for feeling
angry
agitator
n. a person who stirs up
trouble
morale
n. state of mind, attitude
harassed
v. bothered or annoyed
diverse
adj. many different kinds
enabled
v. made possible for someone to do something
deplorable
adj. really bad, wretched
infiltrate
v. join the enemy to
secretly spy
intervened
v. got involved,
came between
assert
v. behave in a strong and
confident way
arbitration
n. settle a disagreement
between two sides
legacy
n. something handed down
from one person to
another