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confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
curtail - shorten; reduce
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
affiliation - joining; associating with
suitor - man who is courting a woman
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
squalor - condition of being squalid; filth; degradation; dirty neglected state; ADJ. squalid: dirty; sordid; morally repulsive; Ex. squalid story
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic