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fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
allegiance - loyalty
robust - strong; vigorous
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)