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archives - public records; place where public records are kept
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right