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::: sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
::: reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
::: incredulous - withholding belief; skeptical; showing disbelief
::: litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
::: emancipate - set free; liberate
::: desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
::: indissoluble - permanent; impossible to dissolve or disintegrate