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askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
lascivious - lustful
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.