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migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
boorish - rude; insensitive
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers