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::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: enjoin - command; order; forbid
::: reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
::: venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
::: graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
::: venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
::: migratory - wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another