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despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up