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stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
regale - entertain
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before