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maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
tranquillity - calmness; peace
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
turbulence - state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed