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errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
awful - terrible; very bad
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
cogent - convincing
exchequer - treasury; Ex. Chancellor of the exchequer