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natation - swimming
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
reimburse - repay; pay back
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner