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::: arraign - charge in court; indict
::: perforate - pierce; put a hole through
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: unique - without an equal; single in kind