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confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
append - attach
inebriate - make drunk; intoxicate; N. intoxicated person
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words