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::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
::: decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
::: vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: shrewd - clever; astute
::: flotsam - drifting wreckage
::: capsize - (of a boat) turn over
::: countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)