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maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
circumspect - prudent; cautious; acting after careful thought
hurtle - crash; rush; move with great speed; Ex. hurtling runaway train
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
baffle - frustrate; perplex
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition