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confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
atypical - not normal; not typical
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.