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daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
germinate - cause to sprout; sprout
guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise