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amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
interstice - narrow space between things
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
bigotry - stubborn intolerance