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commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
diadem - crown
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable