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ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
abash - embarrass
emblazon - ornament richly (a shield or flag); N. emblazonment