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embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
scrappy - quarrelsome
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event