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confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
acrophobia - fear of heights
vendor - seller
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor