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infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
buccaneer - pirate
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel