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maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
monarchy - government under a single ruler
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
dispirited - lacking in spirit
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious