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beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
cadet - student at a military school
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify