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regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory