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sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
illicit - illegal
uproar - noisy confusion