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traverse - go through or across
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)