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apparel
(n) clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration

(v) to put clothes on, dress up
besiege
(v) to attack by surrounding with military forces; to cause worry or trouble
compress
(v) to press together; to reduce in size or volume

(n) a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury
denounce
(v) to condemn openly; to accuse formally
dispatch
(v) to send off or out for a purpose; to kill

(n) an official message; promptness, speed; the act of killing
douse
(v) to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly, extinguish
expressly
(adv) plainly, in so many words; for a particular purpose
famished
(adj, part) suffering severely from hunger or from lack of something
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) totally without skill or appropriateness
ingenious
(adj) showing remarkable originality, inventiveness, or resourcefulnesss; clever
instantaneous
(adj) done in an instant; immediate
irk
(v) to annoy, trouble, make weary
libel
(n) a 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) a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
oaf
(n) a stupid person; a big, clumsy, slow individual
recede
(v) to go or move backward; to become more distant
repast
(n) a meal, food