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apparel
n.clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration
v. to put clothes on, dress up
besiege
v. to surround with military forces; to cause worry or trouble
compress
v. to press together; to reduce in size or volume
n. folded cloth or pad applied to an injured part of the body
depose
v. to remove from an official postioin or job; to oust
dispatch
v. to send off or out for a purpose
n. an officail message; promptness, speed
douse
v. to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly
evoke
v. to call forth, or bring out (as feelings or memories or ideas, etc.)
expressly
adv. plainly, in so many words; for a particular purpose
famished
part. - suffering severely from hunger, or from lack of some other necessity
forsake
v. to give up; renounce; to leave, abandon
gainful
adj. profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage
immense
adj. very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement
inept
adj. awkward, clumsy, not suitable
instantaneous
adj. done in an instant; immediate
irk
v. to annoy, trouble, make weary
n. cause of annoyance or weakness
libel
n. statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom it is made
v. to write or publish such a statement
misgiving
n. feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
oaf
n. a very stupid person; a big, clumsy, show individual
recede
v. to go or move backward; to become more distant
repast
n. something taken as food; act or time of taking food