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expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
divulge - reveal
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
incur - bring upon oneself
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
horde - crowd; swarm
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone