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convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
incur - bring upon oneself
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.