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blockade
(v)to close off or keep people or supplies from going in or out
(n)the closing off of an enemy nation, city, port, or area, usually the military; something that closes off or keeps out
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despair
(v)to give up all hope, lose heart
(n)total loss of hope; a cause of loss of hope
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chant
(v)to sing; to recite in a tone that varies only a little or not at all
(n)a song in such a tone; words or phrases repeated in rhythm
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elevate
(v)to raise or lift up; to increase in position or rank; to cheer up; to improve culturally, intellectually, or morally
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extraordinary
(adj)beyond the usual or expected; highly unusual or rare
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heroic
(adj)brave, noble, or larger than life; involving extreme effort
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lance
(n)a long, metal-tipped weapon used by knights or solders on horseback; any sharp, pointed instrument that resembles such a weapon
(v)to pierce with or as if with a lance; to open a wound
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missionary
(n)a person on an assignment, often of a religious nature; someone sent by a church to a foreigh land to teach religion and do charity work
(adj)related to or involved with such an assignment
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pointless
(adj)having no meaning or effect
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reflect
(v)to throw back, as heat, light, or sound; to give back an image of, as a mirror; to make apparent, show, or demonstrate; to think deeply about
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site
(n)a location, scene, or place where something was, is or will be
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toxic
(adj)poisonous or deadly
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