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beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
ominous - threatening; of an evil omen
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
indeterminate - uncertain; not clearly fixed; indefinite
abjure - renounce upon oath
quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back