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regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
noose - loop formed in a rope
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)