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assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply
clientele - body of customers
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army