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attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life