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pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate
detonation - explosion
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
confound - confuse; puzzle
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
dispassionate - calm; impartial; not influenced by personal feelings
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man