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disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
overthrow - topple; N.
underscore - underline; emphasize
migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack