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extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
aberration - deviation from the normal; mental disorder
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic