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saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
mischance - ill luck
promontory - headland
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
aggregate - sum; total; ADJ. V: gather into a mass or whole; accumulate; add up to; Ex. aggregate 100 dollars