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expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
rabid - of or suffering rabies; like a fanatic; extremely zealous; furious; CF. rabies: hydrophobia
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer