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surmount - overcome
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
deplete - reduce; exhaust
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others