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adjure
v- solemnly command
concatenation
n- chain of events
descry
v- catch sight of
factious
adj- caused by a group of quarrelsome dissenters
imbibe
v- drink; absorb
isthmus
n- narrow strip of land connecting two large landmasses
kinetic
adj- of motion
litigation
n- legal action
natation
swimming
orotund
adj- resonant; pompous
perspicuous
adj- easily understood
pristine
adj- unspoiled
regime
n- system of government
subversive
adj- tending to undermine or destroy
ubiquitous
present everywhere
vernal
adj- spring
abrade
v- scrape away
appendage
n- attachment
beget
v- become the father of
calcify/calcified
v- become hard and stony; adj- inflexible
coagulate
v- clot
coup
n- highly successful stroke or stratagem
expatriate
n- person who chooses to live in exile
genocide
systematically killing of an entire race
incubate
v- protect until ready for hatchng
liaison;
intercommunication b/ween units; n- illicit love affair
obloquy
n- condemnatory statements; disgrace
philander
love lightly and insincerely
quarantine
an imposed isolation
resuscitate
v- revive from near death
strictures
n- narrow restraints
tenable
adj- that can be maintained
truncated
adj- shortened