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solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink