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expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
belligerent - quarrelsome
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo