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asset
an item of value that is owned
flotilla
a fleet of boats or small ships
jurisdiction
the area or territory over which legal power extends
land grant
a parcel of land given to a settler in exchange for his agreement to live there
null and void
having not legal force
palisade
a fence of tall, pointed stakes
quarantine
to isolate in order to stop the spread of an infectious disease
slave
a person who is bound to a life of service to others and who has few rights
station
a group of homes on the frontier that also usually included a fort
stench
an offensive smell or odor
weary
physically or mentally exhausted
refusal
to decline something that is offered
refuse
something that is discarded as worthless or useles
incomprehensible
impossible to understand
insoluble
incapable of being solved
stenographer
a person who specializes in taking dictation in shorthand; either on a special machine or by hand
herald
to announce
delusion
a type of mental turmoil; a false belief
Lumbago
a chronic or recurring pain in the lower back region
blight
a disease in plants that causes them to stop growing and wither