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extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
ventral - abdominal
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division
turpitude - depravity; baseness; Ex. moral turpitude
knoll - little round hill; hillock
encircle - surround