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freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
incident - event; event that causes a crisis
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.