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reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
knack - special talent; art
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity