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commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
sentinel - sentry; lookout
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
nefarious - very wicked
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition