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::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
::: yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
::: sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
::: muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
::: masticate - chew
::: optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
::: witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
::: malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties