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::: expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
::: breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
::: deluge - flood; rush; V.
::: intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: elevation - elevated position; altitude; height; flat upright side of a building; angle made by pointing a gun; Ex. The elevation of her style is much admired; Ex. front elevation of the house
::: merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise