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insurrection - rebellion; uprising
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
statute - law enacted by the legislature
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)