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decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
pinion - restrain or immobilize by binding the wings or legs; N: bird's wing
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips