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refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
disgruntle - make discontented
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.
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
archipelago - group of closely located islands
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons