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expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
clavicle - collarbone
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
onerous - burdensome
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
discrete - separate; unconnected
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter