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revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis