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championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat