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franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
vernal - pertaining to spring
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully