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overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
pedigree - ancestry; lineage