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liquidate
end a business by converting assets to cash
billeted
lodged in nonmilitary buildings
premonition
foreboding; advance warning
truncheons
short, heavy clubs
compatriots
people from one's own country
abyss
huge emptiness; fathomless hole
hermetically
so as to be air tight
pestilential
deadly; fatal
pious
deboutly religious
stench
foul smell
bestial
savage
lucidity
clarity
unremittingly
ceaselessly
wizened
shriveled
quarantine
forced isolation
epidemic
outbreak of contagious disease
accursed
cursed, not blessed
emaciated
abnormally lean due to wasting away the flesh
mirage
image, something seen that is not real
brink
on the edge
encumbrance
a burden
robust
strong, healthy
plaintive
expressing sorrow or mourning, melancholy
spasmodically
characterized by a spasm, suddenly and briefly
upheaval
strong or violent change
aryan
in nazi ideology, the pure, superior germanic race
concentration camp
camps that were primarily used for slave labor, holding camps or transit camps
gestapo
german acronym for the german secret state police, art of the ss notorious for terrorism against enemies of the state
ghetto
the confinement of jews in a setapart area of a city. The first exclusively jewish ghetto was in vence in 1516
rosh hashana
jewish new year
ss
abbreviation of schutzstaffel defense protective units. notorious for implementin european jews extermination
talmud
the most important compilation of jewish oral tradition.