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::: disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
::: pauper - very poor person
::: venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
::: shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
::: cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
::: privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
::: hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg