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grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
adept - expert at; very skilled
glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
devoid - empty; lacking