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privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
allure - entice; attract; tempt
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate