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embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
penitent - repentant; N.
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
lewd - lustful
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige