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renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
swindler - cheater
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled