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quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
inverse - opposite
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
imperil - put in danger
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position