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embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
concede - admit; acknowledge as being true (often reluctantly); yield; grant; Ex. concede a goal
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)