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seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy