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devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
alimentary - supplying nourishment
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
patois - local or provincial dialect
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
overbearing - bossy; domineering and arrogant; decisively important; Ex. overbearing manner/importance; V. overbear: dominate
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality