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Word: freebooter

Definition: pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich


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::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: tranquillity - calmness; peace
::: clavicle - collarbone
::: censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
::: isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
::: defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
::: osseous - made of bone; bony
::: restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.