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holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
premonitory - serving to warn
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse