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liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
brackish - somewhat saline
permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge