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misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
annuity - yearly allowance
claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.