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incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
portly - stout; corpulent
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes