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waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
indict - charge; N. indictment
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
tertiary - third in order or rank
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
disfigure - mar the appearance of; spoil
imperceptible - unnoticeable; impossible to perceive; undetectable
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant