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::: advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
::: reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
::: avarice - greediness for wealth
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented