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::: remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
::: onerous - burdensome
::: monarchy - government under a single ruler
::: repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
::: sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest