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commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
artisan - a manually skilled worker
perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
blunder - error; stupid mistake
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound