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confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
ambulatory - able to walk
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy