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malefactor - evildoer; criminal
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
monograph - scholarly article
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
avarice - greediness for wealth
appellation - name; title
entomology - study of insects