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::: ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
::: illicit - illegal
::: stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
::: evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
::: convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
::: battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies