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dishearten - discourage
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
sovereignty - complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern
cubicle - small chamber used for sleeping or work
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory