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deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
malevolent - wishing evil; exhibiting ill will; N. malevolence
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
torrid - (of weather) hot or scorching; passionate; Ex. torrid love affairs
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
certitude - certainty
guileless - without deceit
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)