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supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless