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mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
feign - pretend
emancipate - set free; liberate
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
cistern - reservoir or water tank
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach