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Compatriots
fellow countrymen
edict
offical statement; law
expound
to set forth in detail
firmament
the sky, or heaven
hermetically
completely sealed; airtight
pestilential
filled with disease
phylacteries
small boxes containing scripture
pillage
to rob with open violence
premonition
anticipation of an event, usually negative,even without actual warning
trucheon
a police officer's stick
bestial
like a beast or animal
blandishments
something used to coax
crucible
container for cooking at high heat
emaciated
marked by abnormal thinness caused by starvation or disease
leprous
showing signs of leprosy
manacle
to handcuff
queue
waiting in line
wizened
dry, shrunken, wrinkled
contagion
an influence that spreads rapidly
embarkation
beginning of a journey
encumbrance
burden
indeterminate
vague, not fixed in advance
rivet
to hold attention to tighly, as if physically attached
semblance
outward appearance, but with a sense of falsity
vigilance
state of extreme watchfulness