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travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
retinue - following; attendants
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence