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infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
spatial - relating to space