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convict
(v)to prove or judge to be guilty
(n)a person who has been proved guilty of a crime and sentenced to prison; someone who is serving a long prison term
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discipline
(n)punishment; training that results in obedience and self-control; orderly behavior; control gained by enforcing rules of conduct; a branch of knowledge
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dungeon
(n)a dark room or cell used as a prison, usually underground
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earnest
(adj)serious, important, or grave
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enclose
(v)to surround on every side; to close up in or fence off; to include with something else
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gradual
(adj)happening step-by-step or by degrees; changing little by little
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grumble
(v)to complain angrily but not loudly, to growl
(n)a growling sound; a muttered complaint
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jagged
(adj)with a rough or sharp edge; irregular or harsh
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nourish
(v)to feed or help grow and develop; to support
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provision
(n)the act of supplying or making available; a stock of food or supplies; a step taken ahead of time; a condition, as in a contract
(v)to supply with food or materials
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treaty
(n)an agreement or contract between two or more countries, arrived at by discussion and compromise; the legal document that has the terms of such an agreement
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uneasy
(adj)feeling worried or unsure; causing discomfort
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