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subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
biennial - every two years
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation