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::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
::: ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
::: generate - cause; produce; create
::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
::: gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity