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expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus