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::: buccaneer - pirate
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
::: nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
::: motto - brief statement used to express a principle
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: acknowledge - recognize; admit