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askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction