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reprisal - retaliation
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
judicious - sound on judgment; wise
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general