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::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: subaltern - subordinate
::: lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
::: intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
::: sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
::: yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
::: bolster - support; reinforce
::: onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy