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recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
methodical - systematic; N. method: systematic method of procedure
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
lilliputian - extremely small; CF. Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.