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commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
subaltern - subordinate
indisputable - too certain to be disputed; beyond doubt
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
altercation - noisy quarrel