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propensity - natural inclination
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed