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adversary - opponent; enemy
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
belligerent - quarrelsome
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
mitigate - appease; moderate; make or become less in force or intensity
dominate - control; rule; enjoy a commanding position in; overlook from a height;
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced