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porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
stalemate - deadlock; situation in which further action is blocked
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.