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dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event