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expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
insurrection - rebellion; uprising
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate