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Word: saboteur

Definition: one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)


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::: retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
::: quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
::: boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
::: clientele - body of customers
::: posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
::: distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
::: egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
::: erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
::: transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient