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accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
ascertain - find out for certain; make certain