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beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of
bound - leap or spring; limit or confine; constitute the limit of; Ex. bounded by Canada; N: leap or jumping; boundary; ADJ: certain; having a duty to do something (legally or morally); confined by bonds; Ex. We are bound to be late; Ex. I am bound to say my opinion; CF. bounce, rebound
supposititious - assumed; counterfeit; hypothetical
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate