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overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic