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reprisal - retaliation
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
incessant - uninterrupted; unceasing
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood