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minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition