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relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
feign - pretend
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
overthrow - topple; N.