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freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
lofty - very high
forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
venerate - revere; treat with great respect
barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism