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hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
inverse - opposite
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
pilfer - steal things of small value; filch; snitch
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism