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freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
minatory - menacing; threatening