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expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place
disapprobation - disapproval; condemnation
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
penitent - repentant; N.
transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
plaudit - praise; enthusiastic approval; round(succession or series) of applause; ADJ. plauditory; CF. applaud