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confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
apprise - inform