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aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
impart - grant a share of; make known; Ex. news to impart
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of