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expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered