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murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
citadel - fortress
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president