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odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
indemnify - make secure against damage or loss; compensate for damage or loss; CF. make uninjured
effeminate - having womanly traits
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
variegated - (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored
omnipotent - all-powerful; having unlimited power
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars