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infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
attest - testify; bear witness
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility