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eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
calamity - disaster; misery
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story