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divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
apposite - appropriate; fitting
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
quagmire - bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained