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mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
credential - evidence concerning one's authority; written proof of a person's position; Ex. The new ambassador presented his credentials to the court.
irretrievable - impossible to recover or regain; CF. retrieve
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
endue - provide with some quality; endow