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::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
::: abeyance - suspended action
::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
::: trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate