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confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger