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reprisal - retaliation
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
indefatigable - tireless; untiring; showing no sign of getting tired