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liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
aegis - shield; protection; defense
maudlin - effusively sentimental
wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
outspoken - candid; blunt
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish