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propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced