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asset
an item of value that is owned
flotilla
a fleet of boats or small ships
station
a small community on the frontier consisting of a group of homes and usually a small fort
palisade
a fence of tall pointed stakes
quarantine
to isolate people in order to stop the spread of an infectious disease
jurisdiction
the area or territory over which legal power extends
slave
a person who is bound to a life of service to others and who has few rights
null and void
having no legal force
land grant
a parcel of land given to a settler in exchange for her or his agreement to live there
stench
an offensive smell or odor
weary
exhausted in strength, endurance, vigor or freshness
blight
a disease in plants that causes them to stop growing in winter
delusion
a type of mental turmoil; a false belief
incomprehensible
impossible to understand
insoluble
incapable of being solved
refuse
rubbish; trash; garbage; that is discarded as useless
refusal
the act of refusing or denying
stenographer
a person who specializes in taking dictation in shorthand; either on a special machine or by hand
herald
announce
lumbago
a chronic or recurring pain in the lower back region