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::: cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
::: surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: euthanasia - mercy killing
::: commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
::: discombobulated - discomposed; confused
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
::: enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
::: inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels