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rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
nefarious - very wicked