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adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
concentric - having a common center
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
complementary - serving to complete something