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menace - threat; V: threaten
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
retinue - following; attendants
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
brackish - somewhat saline
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
appall - dismay; shock deeply
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.