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vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
sidereal - relating to stars; Ex. sidereal day